Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

Are Gum Disease and Gingivitis the Same Thing?

At our dental office in Madison we’re often asked if gum disease and gingivitis are the same thing. It’s a common misconception regarding a serious disease that can have serious consequences if left untreated, and we’d like to clarify the difference. Defining Gum Disease Gum disease at its core is an infection in the gums… Read more »

Is a Lost Filling a Dental Emergency?

Our dental office in Madison understands that losing or breaking a filling can be scary. It may even be a little painful. But many times a lost filling isn’t a dental emergency. However, with that said, it’s still important to treat it appropriately and in a timely manner. We’re here to walk you through the… Read more »

Oral Health Risks for Seniors

Our Madison dental office cares for patients throughout all stages of life and understands that patients of different ages have different needs. We also want our patients to know that oral health risks change with every birthday. Today, we focus on those risks that can affect the senior population. Discolored Teeth – Teeth can begin… Read more »

How a Dental Checkup Can Save Your Life

Oral cancer diagnosis is on the rise with an estimated 51,540 new cases expected in 2018. At our dental office in Madison, we understand how serious this life threatening disease is. In fact, the American Cancer Society projects that over 10,000 people in the United States will die from it this year. However, while oral… Read more »